Financial aid is available to students who are interested in attending summer school. The following types of aid may be available: Federal Direct Loan(s), Federal Direct PLUS Loans, Federal Pell Grant and the CU Achieve Grant for example. Work-study is also available, even to students who are not enrolled in summer sessions.
Understand Your Summer Financial Aid Eligibility for 2021
The best way to understand your eligibility to receive summer financial aid is to complete the Summer Aid Application, which will be available in Buff Portal in late February 2021. You will also need to complete the following:
If you are interested in summer work-study, you need to have both FAFSAs on file and complete the Summer Aid Application as soon as possible. Funds are limited and provided first-completed, first-served.
Once you have a completed FAFSA on file and are enrolled in summer classes, you will automatically be awarded summer aid (except for work-study). You will receive email notification of award amounts.
Summer School Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- For resident students: CE courses are not eligible for College Opportunity Fund (COF).
- If you are thinking about taking a flexible course, you must finish it within the summer semester to stay in good standing for financial aid.
For details, visit Flexible Courses.